Nivi Shrivastava

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Young guns make passion profitable


Do what the heart says may be an overused adage, and cliched it may sound, but the high of doing things their own way holds a special joy. Many young guns in the city are ditching their cushy corporate jobs and taking the plunge to do what their heart desires and looking for a whole new work satisfaction.

Headbangers on a high


Word of mouth is something that works like a charm in the music industry; but when psychedelic-trance group Infected Mushrooms performed in the capital recently, the mood was literally infectious as as attested by the massive turnout and stampede-like situation at Blue Frog.

Dark side of humour

Nurses in Bengaluru stage a protest to mourn the death of nurse Jacintha Saldanha — AP

The death of Duchess Catherine’s Indian-born nurse Jacintha Saldanha, who allegedly committed suicide after being a hoax call victim of an Australian FM show, shocked the world and raised many questions about where to draw the line when it comes to pulling a prank?

Rock gods set the city on fire


It was indeed a special date for Guns N’ Roses fans in the city, who couldn’t get enough of the iconic band on 12/12/12 at the widespread Leisure Valley grounds, Gurgaon. The hard rock band belted many crowd pleasers like Sweet Child O’ Mine, Knocking On Heavens Door, Don’t Cry and the uplifting November Rain sending the capacity crowd into a frenzy.

Colours in, black out for partyholics

Young clubbers sport bright shades

Better safe than sorry is the unsaid rule in fashion, but what’s life without a little risk and adventure? As clichéd as it could be but black has always been the queen of the glam world. However, the empress has finally been dethroned by the shades of crazy colour combinations and patterns.

Shakun takes a ‘short’ cut to popularity

As part of the Chivas studios tour, a short film directed by Shakun Batra under the Dharma production banner was showcased in the capital.

Jewels for a toothy smile


The fascination for a “sparkling smile” can’t get literal than this. Recently, dentist Dr Shushant Umre launched the ‘jewels for teeth’ treatment at his clinic in South-Ex II and demonstrated this technique on a few models, who volunteered for this procedure.

Music hits a high note in the capital


Lately Delhi has played host to many musical gigs and the count doesn’t stop here as an entire season of national and international music festivals is lined up for the coming weeks. Organisers feel that there is a positive change in the music scene of Delhi, hence the niche genres are also being featured on a regular basis in the city.

Ready to rock as a village belle

The pretty and petite actress Minissha Lamba, who was last seen in Shirish Kunder’s Joker, is now busy shooting for director Anand Kumar’s thriller Zilla Ghaziabad.

Fashion goes mature

For most of the consumers across the world, the choice in fashion is decided by the affordability factor.

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